A newborn and two children were killed and two women injured on Sunday when their autorickshaw plunged into a lake in Gujarat's Dahod district, police said.
The incident happened near Nani Doki village when the five were returning from a health centre, an official said.
"Aryan Mavi (5) and Priyanka Baria (6) and the newborn boy died on the spot after the three-wheeler fell some 30 feet into the roadside lake. The 25-year-old mother of the newborn and her 60-year-old woman relative were injured and have been hospitalised," he said.
The bodies were recovered by a fire brigade team, he said, adding that the driver of the autorickshaw absconded from the spot and efforts were on to nab him.
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